Books tagged: hardboiled

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A Good Car
Price: Free! Words: 14,620. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
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Ed Valenti is stuck in a loop of booze and gambling, constantly losing track of time and happily numbing his memories whenever possible. One night he wins a car at a game of poker. That car will bring to his doorstep a worried father looking for his son and from that moment on Ed's life won't be the same.
A Dead Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,100. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When a woman is murdered, Detective Valenti must do everything he can to bring the guilty to justice. Otherwise, what’s the point of wearing a badge?
Hardwired, Episode Four
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,320. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Now that they know their enemy’s identity, Cowboy and Sarah begin their counterattack against Tempel. Their own weakness forces them into an alliance with Tempel’s former CEO, the psychotic sexual predator Roon. It’s a situation ripe for violence, treachery, and betrayal, especially after Tempel attacks Sarah through her greatest weakness, her love for her brother Daud . . .
Spooked!
Series: Jeff Resnick Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The trick-or-treaters have gone home and now it's time for the adults to celebrate All Hallows Eve. When Maggie suggests they consult an Ouija board, Jeff Resnick thinks it'll be anything but fun. And when they conjure up a ghost from Jeff's past, the game turns dangerous for the most vulnerable person in his life. (This short story directly follows Dark Waters.)
Down Among the Dead
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 15,180. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014 by Number Thirteen Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Some memories won’t go quietly to the grave. Some mistakes are not erased by time. And no matter how hard Michael tries to forget, there’s always someone trying to dig up the skeletons of the past. From London, 2008 to Belfast, 1988. A bagman for the IRA. Just one last job... Down Among the Dead is a story of trouble and the Troubles, a violent collision of past and present in the life one man.
The Man Who Lost Everything (Miles Franco #3)
Series: Miles Franco Urban Fantasy. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,270. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
For the first time in his whole miserable life, freelance Tunneler Miles Franco finally has his shit together. But when his friend, Detective Vivian Reed, comes to him for help, his peaceful life is shattered. Vivian's sister has been kidnapped. They have issued no ransom. They only want revenge. Miles is returning to the mean streets that made him. And there will be no coming back.
Trouble is My Client
Series: Benny Cahill, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,690. Language: American English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Benny Cahill is back. After getting involved in a crooked horse race in Don't Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth, the cynical and wise-cracking private detective returns in four never before published short mysteries. These noir stories are inspired by the author's love of Old Time Radio shows. This collection includes a foreword by Theresa Linden, author of Chasing Liberty.
All Great Neptune's Ocean
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Charles Weaver's investigative reporting got too close to mobster Albert Rossi, the gang leader ordered him killed. Weaver survived, but lost everything -including the love of his life. Now he plans to repay Rossi in kind -by destroying the one good, decent thing in the mobster's life, his daughter. But he may destroy his own soul in the process...
Dead Rednecks #2: Dead Rednecks in the Holler
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Hoss Qualls returns to his hometown after learning that his cousin Bucky has been shot dead in the woods, along with an old enemy from Hoss's criminal past. He's determined to get to the bottom of it – if his family doesn't drive him crazy first.
Dead Rednecks #3: Dead Rednecks on a Friday Night
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Hoss Qualls doesn't take it kindly when a couple of thugs lean on his little brother Howard – it seems Howard's investigations are hitting too close to home for someone. Can Hoss solve the case despite the interference of his old enemies in the sheriff's department... and the help of his bumbling brother?